I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


Capitola It Is!


After I finished my work on my master’s degree, Josh said that I needed to come up with something that I wanted to do to celebrate. This was literally what I thought: “GO SURFING! YEAH! I’ve been wanting to surf for so long… oh. Wait. Um. No surfing. Okay, second choice. VOLLEYBALL! Get a bunch Read More

Middle-Aged Coffeehouses


Josh and I are chilling in Mill Valley, California right now. We decided we needed a weekend away from the Silicon Valley shuffle to chill out with each other and get work done. We’re at the Acqua Hotel, which has been a pretty nice stay so far. We have some great views of Mt. Tamalpais Read More



We went to Tahoe this past weekend with some friends. We stayed at Steve‘s cabin. Man, it is incredible there! My favorite parts were swimming in the cool, clear blue lake, kayaking, and beach volleyball. Some parts of it were a bit emotional and whatnot because of too many people in one cabin. But, besides Read More